Christoph Schultz
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Setting up a successful Solar PV business: the Quetsol strategy

Started Jan 10, 2013 0 Replies

I'd like to share this report, prepared by Ben Dana, on his observations and experience (working with AIDG at the time) in supporting the establishment of the now defunct XelaTeco and eventually,…Continue

Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christoph Schultz Nov 9, 2012. 3 Replies

I'm trying to find information from a credible source on the carbon footprint of disposable battery use (i.e. D cell alkaline batteries often used in flashlights/torches). ThanksContinue

 

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Christoph Schultz replied to Yotam Ariel's discussion Listing solar training organizations (focus on off-grid, developing countries) in the group Training solar professionals
"Just to add to this, we at LUTW offer training with a focus on low-voltage off-grid systems. http://lutw.org/get-involved/training/"
Jul 17, 2014
Christoph Schultz replied to Sally Bolton's discussion Solar-powered headlamps?
"This is not helpful to your question at present, but thought I would share the concept - http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/ann-makosinski-s-new-invention-a-body-heat-powered-headlamp-1.2678576"
Jun 20, 2014
Christoph Schultz joined Evan Mills's group
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Pay-As-You-Go strategies

This group is for discussion of innovative approaches to financing off-grid lighting products. A wide variety of strategies are being used, from highly informal lay-away arrangements to highly sophisticated ones using cell-phone banking to make payments based on remotely monitored light usage.Please share your thoughts and experiences with the other members.See More
Feb 3, 2014
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Distributors and Retailers ideas on products.

The aim of this group is to help distributors and retailers to provide feedback to manufacturers, since they exist as channel between the manufacture of off-grid lighting product and end users.This group is intended to generate suggestions based on consumer needs and other problems we face on the field.See More
Feb 3, 2014
Christoph Schultz's discussion was featured

Setting up a successful Solar PV business: the Quetsol strategy

I'd like to share this report, prepared by Ben Dana, on his observations and experience (working with AIDG at the time) in supporting the establishment of the now defunct XelaTeco and eventually, Quetsol. I think it has some valuable insights and lessons around business development in the sector.…See More
Jan 10, 2013
Christoph Schultz posted a discussion

Setting up a successful Solar PV business: the Quetsol strategy

I'd like to share this report, prepared by Ben Dana, on his observations and experience (working with AIDG at the time) in supporting the establishment of the now defunct XelaTeco and eventually, Quetsol. I think it has some valuable insights and lessons around business development in the sector.…See More
Jan 10, 2013
Christoph Schultz replied to One Million Lights's discussion Getting lights to rural places -- how do we all approach this?
"Hi Laura, Regarding Peru, we import solar panels, charge controllers, inverters and LED lights into the country on a regular basis. Let me know if we can help with your specific challenge in that country. Feel free to email me at c.schultz@lutw.org…"
Jan 10, 2013
Christoph Schultz replied to Evan Mills's discussion Candles - a significant part of the off-grid lighting cost picture?
"The electrification rates in Costa Rica are actually the highest in Latin America, so it is not the country of greatest need in the Americas. Estimates that we had from the main electrical company ICE in 2010 is that there were between 12,000-15,000…"
Dec 19, 2012
Christoph Schultz replied to Evan Mills's discussion Candles - a significant part of the off-grid lighting cost picture?
"Kerosene has become much harder to find in parts of Costa Rica where we have supported projects. Candles have become the primary alternative to kerosene for home illumination. We hear of prices ranging from about $0.10 to $0.25 per candle (similar…"
Dec 19, 2012
Christoph Schultz replied to Evan Mills's discussion Heard at Lighting Africa meeting in Dakar....
"Having not participated in the conference, I also appreciate the summary. Thanks."
Nov 29, 2012
Christoph Schultz replied to Christoph Schultz's discussion Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use
"Great, I will have a look at this. Thank you Peter."
Nov 9, 2012
Peter Alstone replied to Christoph Schultz's discussion Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use
"I have done some limited thinking about this ... the only source I know of is the one that comes up when you google search...  http://www.epbaeurope.net/documents/NEMA_alkalinelca2011.pdf"
Nov 9, 2012
Christoph Schultz replied to Christoph Schultz's discussion Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use
"Let me clarify that I am looking at carbon footprint of a single D cell battery over its lifecycle."
Nov 9, 2012
Christoph Schultz's discussion was featured

Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use

I'm trying to find information from a credible source on the carbon footprint of disposable battery use (i.e. D cell alkaline batteries often used in flashlights/torches). ThanksSee More
Nov 9, 2012
Christoph Schultz posted a discussion

Carbon footprint of alkaline battery use

I'm trying to find information from a credible source on the carbon footprint of disposable battery use (i.e. D cell alkaline batteries often used in flashlights/torches). ThanksSee More
Nov 9, 2012

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At 3:09pm on November 5, 2012, Evan Mills said…

Hi Christoph,

Welcome to LuminaNET!
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Evan,
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